Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS

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WHUS52 KKEY 271821
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/O.NEW.KKEY.MA.W.0202.160927T1821Z-160927T1915Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
221 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 219 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS NEAR 40 KNOTS...
  LOCATED 11 NM SOUTH OF FLOYD`S WALL NORTHEAST...MOVING TO THE
  NORTHEAST AT AROUND 5 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 KNOTS...STEEP AND FAST-BUILDING
SEAS...AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING
LIFE JACKETS.

INTENSE AND CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY LOW OR GO BELOW.

&&

LAT...LON 2416 8018 2426 8038 2468 8029 2456 7992
TIME...MOT...LOC 1819Z 209DEG 5KT 2450 8020

$$

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